Manual of Cardiology

by Kanu Chatterjee

This book, Manual of Cardiology provides an up-to-date, practical, and concise text on the evaluation, diagnosis, management, and prevention of a wide spectrum of cardiovascular disease. This book serves as a quick reference with a focus on hands-on therapeutic guidance for the clinicians. With numerous tables, clear figures, and algorithms, this book also provides the reader with easily accessible information in the most appropriate manner. The chapter here deals with the guidelines for the management of angina, arrhythmias, heart failure, valvular heart diseases, and perioperative cardiac evaluations. Further, advances in cardiovascular pharmacology advantages and disadvantages of diuretic therapy, vasodilators, neurohormone modulators, positive inotropic agents, antilipid, and antithrombotic and antiplatelet agents are discussed elaborately by emphasizing the management of cardiovascular disease. Besides these, there are chapters which are dedicated to techniques of electrophysiologic and the pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic treatment of arrhythmias, new therapeutic modalities for the management of chronic coronary artery diseases, diagnosis and management of valvular heart disease and heart failure are discussed. Emphasis in integrative medicine, herbal products to cure heart diseases is also discussed.

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Author
1. Chatterjee Kanu
Author's Affiliation
1. The Carver College of Medicine, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, USA; University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
The Carver College of Medicine, University of Iowa; University of California, San Francisco, USA
The Carver College of Medicine, University of Iowa; University of California, San Francisco, United States of America
University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, USA; University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
The Carver College of Medicine, University of Iowa, USA; University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
The Carver College of Medicine, University of Iowa, United States of America; University of California, San Francisco, United States of America
The Carver College of Medicine, University of lowa, lowa City, lowa, USA; University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, USA
ISBN
9789351521754
Speciality
Cardiology
DOI
10.5005/jp/books/12330
Edition
1/e
Publishing Year
2014
Pages
878
Book Type
Reference

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